The GBTA Government Relations Committee Presents: 
Update of the REAL ID Act with Steve Yonkers, Director


Thursday, September 14th
2:00pm ET | 60 minutes
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Steve Yonkers, Director
Identity and Credentialing/REAL ID Program
Screening Coordination Office
Office of Police, Department of Homeland Security


This webinar will provide an update of the implementation of the REAL ID Act. Over the past two years, nearly a dozen states have passed legislation that would allow its reprective motor vehicle agency to implement the requirements of the REAL ID Act.


The Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly, has made several comments about the REAL ID Act and DHS's position with regards to noncompliant states. During the webinar, you will hear directly from the Secretary and his position on REAL ID implentation.


The webinar will explain how this may potentially affect domestic travel of U.S. travelers depending on their state of residence in January 2018, and the requirement that all domestic travelers have REAL ID compliant identification by October 1, 2020.


At the end of the session, participants should be able to:


    • Understand the states are in implementing REAL ID and the progress made to date;


    • Understand how REAL ID applies to state issued driver's licenses and ID cards and
      what alternatives there are for identification at the checkpoint if their state is not
      compliant with the REAL ID Act; and


    • Use this information to help educate their membership on these upcoming
      requirements in order to minimize any disruption to travel plans.





Complimentary to all




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